Inside The Bills

Where Bills kickers finished well

Posted by Chris Brown on January 8, 2015 – 9:05 am

As we covered in a feature story appearing on Buffalobills.com today (Thursday) Buffalo’s special teams made major improvements from 2013 to 2014. Though they don’t get much exposure or credit here’s a look at where the Bills young kickers and veteran Dan Carpenter excelled.

Punter Colton Schmidt
5th in punts (86)
7th in punts downed inside the 20 (31)
10th in downed punts
15th in fair catches (20)

Kickoff specialist Jordan Gay
2nd in maximum hang time (4.87 seconds)
4th in average drive start allowed (20.1 yard line)
8th in touchbacks (49)
9th in percentage of kickoffs returned (37.3%)

Kicker Dan Carpenter
2nd in most makes overall (34)
2nd in most makes from 50-yards plus (6-8; 75%)
4th in FG/XP rating (5.7) (courtesy of ProFootballFocus)


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